Ozarks Technical Community College

Ozarks Technical Community College

Ozarks Technical Community College is situated in Springfield, Missouri. OTC was established on April 3, 1990. The main campus is set on 40 acres of land. Apart from its central campus, the college offers degree programs at 3 education centers:

  • The Branson Education Center
  • The Lebanon Education Center
  • The Waynesville Education Center

Students are offered certificate, associate of applied science and associate of arts degrees. The college also provides other shorter programs. Ozarks Technical Community College has nearly 10,000 students enrolled in various courses. The college has more than 400 full-time employees.

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Contacting Ozarks Technical Community College

Ozarks Technical Community College
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield , MO 65802
General Phone: (417) 447-7500

Ozarks Technical Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts580liberal arts and humanities
Engineering Technician84electronics tech, instrumentation tech, HVAC tech, industrial tech, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech, construction engineering tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology59dental assistant, dental hygienist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Business and Management54business management, accounting technology, MIS
Mechanics and Repair49heavy equipment maintenance tech, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Media41radio and TV tech, printing equipment operation
Cooking and Culinary Arts26chef training, restaurant and catering management
Family and Social Work20child care provider
Therapy and Counseling17physical therapist assistant
Computer Science and Engineering15computer networking
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy14occupational therapist assistant
Medical Administration11medical records tech
Security and Law Enforcement9fire-fighting
Landscaping and Horticulture8turf management
Education and Teaching5elementary school teaching
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Production Trades3welding

Number of programs and degrees for Ozarks Technical Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree92833
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12915

Ozarks Technical Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ozarks Technical Community College had a total enrollment of 10,250 students (6,796 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 27%
20-21 22%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Ozarks Technical Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 39 %

Ozarks Technical Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Springfield, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ozarks Technical Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,096
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,924
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Ozarks Technical Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3083000)

Ozarks Technical Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$67,94222$58,383
All faculty totalcalendar year7$67,94222$58,383

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year76$47,55374$44,209
All faculty totalacademic year76$47,55374$44,209

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ozarks Technical Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Ozarks Technical Community College Highlights

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What Sets Ozarks Technical Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Ozarks Technical Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Ozarks Technical Community College Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Ozarks Technical Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Ozarks Technical Community College % of degrees in media
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Ozarks Technical Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Ozarks Technical Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Ozarks Technical Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Ozarks Technical Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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